Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Star Graduate: Charlotte Wall of Foothill High School

Note: CCSD is celebrating the 2015 graduation season by highlighting "Star Graduates."

Charlotte Wall earned an Advanced Honors diploma from Foothill High School. She challenged herself academically every year by taking the most rigorous classes offered at Foothill. Charlotte served as president of the National Honor Society chapter and also led the Mu Alpha Theta after-school math tutoring group. She also visited elementary schools and shared her artistic talents with elementary...

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Category: students

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
CCSD continues "Calling All Heroes" campaign to hire new teachers

The Clark County School District is continuing its campaign to hire more than 2,600 teachers for the 2015-16 school year. Chief Human Resources Officer Staci Vesneske told KSNV-TV, "I never feel like I'm just selling a job. I feel like I'm selling a whole city and a whole community.” One approach the district is taking, according to KSNV, “is to inspire people to leave their cold climates behind to come live and teach in the desert.” For more information on CCSD job opportunities, click

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Category: general

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Summer resources for parents & students available online

CCSD has compiled a list of activities to help keep students busy and learning during the summer break. Parents and students can visit ccsd.net/summer for information on summer classes, resources to continue learning, food service programs, Safekey partners and local hiking trails. "Summer is a time we need to keep our students engaged in learning," said CCSD Family and Community Engagement Services Director Cheryl Davis. "These resources will help families in finding activities for...

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Category: general

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
City of Las Vegas holds summer camps through Aug. 21

The City of Las Vegas is holding summer camps for ages six through 15 through Aug. 21. Camp is held Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call Margaret Kurtz at (702) 229-6993.

Category: students

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Register for City of Las Vegas Safekey program starting July 27

Registration for the City of Las Vegas Safekey program opens July 27 at 416 7th St., near Bonanza Road. Office hours for registration will be Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Safekey provides before- and/or after-school care for children at CCSD elementary schools. For more information, call (702) 229-3399.

Category: parents

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Teens can get employment assistance from Nevada JobConnect

Local teens who are seeking summer employment can obtain free assistance from the Nevada JobConnect Career Centers. These user-friendly centers provide job seekers with personalized attention and a variety of valuable services, including job listings, job placement, work registration, labor market information, career information and guidance, information about education and training opportunities, resume preparation assistance and more. Click here to get started.

Category: students